When an Italian New Yorker and a Texan with German roots united their varied heritages, they discovered that food and wine go together as well as love and marriage.
For Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo, it was a match made in heaven. For wine lovers everywhere, it was the start of something new. As the Bonarrigosâ€™ groundbreaking winery prospered in the heart of Texas, they began pairing their wines with food. Vineyard Cuisineâ€”Meals and Memories from Messina Hof tells their heartwarming success story.From a 1-acre experimental vineyard to a thriving 100-acre estate, Messina Hof has become a landmark wine country destination. The Vintage House Restaurant is renowned for its Vineyard Cuisineâ„¢, and the Villa B&B at Messina Hof was named â€œBest Romantic Getaway in Texasâ€ which is only appropriate, because no love story is complete without a little romance.